Certificate of judgements concerning Honourable John Dottin

Scope and Content

Certificate by James Butcher, prothonotary of the Courts of Common Pleas, 1773, concerning judgements against the Honourable John Dottin in the period, 1740-1773.

Administrative / Biographical History

Biographical information on James Butcher was unavailable when this finding aid was produced.


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Transferred from Senate House Library


A prothonotary was the principal clerk of a court. The Court of Common Pleas emerged in the thirteenth century as a court to settle civil disputes under common law. It was merged with the Court of Chancery and the Court of King's Bench to form the High Court of Justice in 1873.

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Entry compiled by Richard Temple.

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